Julie Resh has been upped to the newly created post of VP, TV production and development, for the Samuel Goldwyn Co.
ABC's "Good Morning America" won the breakfast race last week by .6 of a rating point and 2 share points, the program's widest margin of victory since December 1991, according to A.C. Nielsen stats…
Records are made to be smashed. And the debut of 20th Century Fox's "Home Alone 2" is likely to shatter the week-old platter established by "Dracula" as the biggest non-summer opening ever. The…
People are spending more time reading books and watching less TV, according to a survey of media usage per person over the 1986-91 time period by Veronis Suhler & Associates.
A suburban D.C. jury has convicted Phill Lewis, star of the short-lived sitcom "Teech," of vehicular manslaughter in connection with the death of a woman last December.
Savoy Pictures and Spelling International have joined to finance screenwriter William Nicholson's "Shadowlands," which will go into production in April under the aegis of director Sir Richard…
Spelling Entertainment Group Inc. has repurchased 470,000 common shares under a buy-back program begun in 1987. The company has 24.7 million common shares outstanding after the buy-back.
"Mo' Money" made plenty in its first foreign outing last week in Germany, a market that hasn't been receptive to black-themed pix, apart from ones starring Eddie Murphy.
Turner Intl. appears to have won its bid to become part owner of a Russian broadcaster. Moscow Independent Broadcasting Corp., the Russian TV company that is teaming up with Turner, has won a…
Medium Hours % Change 1986-91 Television 1,515 –0.1 Network-affiliated stations 848 –3.0 Independent stations 265 –4.8 Basic cable programs 319 +20.4 Pay cable programs 83 +2.9 Radio…
"Lost in Yonkers," Neil Simon's highest-profile West End opening in ages, has settled comfortably into an engagement at the Strand. Peter Wilkins, exec producer for Duncan C. Weldon, says show opened…